By Robert Kenny
By Robert Kenny
By Robert Peden
By John E. Martin
Their stories are dropped at existence of their personal phrases and a extraordinary diversity of photos, portray a bright portrait of a altering global. The Forgotten employee can also be an account of recent Zealand's altering rural international, altered by way of the advance of the family members farm, the expansion of dairying and elevated mechanisation.
By Bruce Hodgins,Don Wright,Welf Heick
This booklet is a comparability of the heritage and politics of 2 sister societies, evaluating Canada with Australia, instead of, as is conventional, with the uk or the USA. it really is consultant of a selected curiosity in selling extra touch and trade between Canadian and Australian students who have been investigating numerous good points of the 2 societies. simply because a few of them have been separately desirous about facets of federalist reviews, an exam of the early evolution of federalism in what as soon as have been the 2 sister dominions appeared relatively a suitable zone within which to start comparisons.
The e-book discusses Canadian federalism from approximately 1864 to 1880 and Australian federalism from approximately 1897 to 1914. It examines the historical past and adjustments wrought on early Canadian federalism and early Australian federalism.
By Kynan Gentry
Focusing on New Zealand, but in addition the Australian and Canadian stories, it explores how various teams and political pursuits have sought to harness old narrative in help of competing visions of identification and reminiscence. contemplating this in the frames of the neighborhood and nationwide in addition to imperial, the e-book bargains a priceless critique of the examine of colonial identity-making and colonial cultures of colonisation, which so far have tended to concentration nearly solely at the notion of 'the nation', and given specific weight to so-called 'high' cultural varieties equivalent to paintings, literature and poetry. background, history and colonialism, by way of comparability, seeks to focus on the complicated community of separate and sometimes conflicting impacts upon nationwide id, starting from the person, to the neighborhood, to the nationwide, to the transnational. The examine of colonial nationalism, in addition, should be understood on the subject of the significance of identification in so-called 'new nations', the place parallel to wide awake efforts to set up legitimacy throughout the identity of a special history, the cultural luggage of imperial ideologies mostly observed settler societies view themselves as nations 'without history'.
Offering vital insights for societies negotiating the legacy of a colonial previous in a world current, this e-book might be of specific price to all these thinking about museum, historical past, and tourism stories, and imperial background, at undergraduate and postgraduate point, in addition to between students in those fields. it's going to even be of curiosity to a much broader public attracted to history and the background of museums.
By michael tyquin
By Hannah Forsyth
By Philip Temple
By Jim Haynes
When 26,000 Anzac troops went ashore at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, such a lot have been going into conflict for the 1st time. those are their yarns, poems and memories. their tales of recruitment, their stories of lifestyles within the trenches, their money owed of the scuffling with and their evocations of coming domestic. listed below are the tales of Australian nurses tending the wounded, the sunshine Horsemen who needed to depart their mounts in Egypt, and the unusual bond among the Australians and their Turkish enemy.
This is a suite filled with poignancy, horror and unhappiness, in addition to dry Aussie humour from one in all Australia's so much winning storytellers. It reminds us that Gallipoli used to be greater than an army crusade. those are the forgotten tales and yarns that supply middle to the Anzac legend.
By Graham Seal
Was Breaker Morant the Gatton assassin? What occurred to Sniffling Jimmy and Black Mary? We revisit essentially the most vibrant characters in Australia's earlier, and the tales that experience grown round them. We go searching for the genuine illywhacker and discover what occurred after the execution of our most renowned outlaw, Ned Kelly.
It takes a definite personality to make a residing within the Australian bush. within the so much tough events, laughter usually involves the rescue. listed here are pioneers and battlers, convicts and settler's young ones, and a land that checks them with hearth, flood and drought, all in tales resonant with Australia's exact wry humour. Dip into Larrikins, Bush stories and different nice Australian Stories for a flavor of Australia's wealthy background and traditions.